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Pharmacology for Nurses Study Set 1

Nursing

Quiz 27 :

Drugs for Shock

Quiz 27 :

Drugs for Shock

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The young client has a history of multiple allergies, and the physician prescribed epinephrine (EpiPen) for prevention of anaphylactic shock. The client's mother says to the nurse, "I thought shock was about heart failure." What is the best response by the nurse?
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D

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The physician has prescribed phenylephrine (Neo -Synephrine) for an elderly client. What is an important nursing assessment prior to administration of this drug?
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A

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The client is receiving normal serum albumin (Albuminar). What will be a priority outcome with this client?
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D

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The client will be receiving dopamine (Dopastat). What equipment will the nurse plan to obtain prior to infusion of this drug?
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The client comes to the emergency department after suffering a bilateral traumatic amputation of his lower extremities. The physician orders normal serum albumin (Albuminar). The client goes into shock. What will the best nursing assessment of this client reveal?
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The client is recovering from hypovolemic shock. The nurse hangs a bag of normal human serum albumin (Albutein) and educates the client about this fluid. The nurse evaluates that learning has occurred when the client makes which statement?
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The client is receiving human serum albumin (Albutein) as treatment for shock. What is a priority assessment by the nurse?
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The client is receiving norepinephrine (Levophed). When monitoring the client's blood pressure, the nurse notes a pressure of 230/120 mm/Hg. What is the priority nursing action?
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The client has experienced hypovolemic shock as a result of severe burns. The physician orders a low dose of dopamine (Inotropin). What is the best evaluation by the nurse?
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The client comes to the emergency department with a severely infected pressure ulcer on the back. The client is in septic shock. The physician orders norepinephrine (Levophed) IV. Prioritize the nursing interventions for this client. (Select all that apply).
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The client comes to the emergency department with a severe allergic reaction to peanuts, and is in serious respiratory distress. The client's spouse tells the nurse that the client has a known hypersensitivity to epinephrine (Adrenalin). What is the best response by the nurse?
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The nurse works in a summer camp for children. One of the children says she was bitten by several wasps. The nurse plans to inject the child with epinephrine (EpiPen) if which symptoms are present? Select all that apply.
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A graduate nurse abruptly discontinues the intravenous (IV) norepinephrine (Levophed) once it has infused into the client. What is the priority action of the more experienced nurse?
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The physician orders dopamine (Dopastat) intravenous (IV) for the client in shock. What is a priority plan of the nurse with regard to administration of this drug?
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The client is in shock with a blood pressure of 60/20 mm/Hg. The physician orders isoproterenol (Isuprel) intravenously (IV). The family is quite anxious and asks what "that liquid" is for. What is the best response of the nurse?
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